[CentOS] Yum-updatesd

Bob Hoffman bob at bobhoffman.com
Fri Sep 12 22:15:02 UTC 2008


 
I read somewhere, that one of the issues was choking on sending emails..due
to sending to nobody account.
I guess I will have to wait and look for errors.
I do know that it was always on and had never told me there was an update
available when logging in as root.
> 
> below is my configuration of /etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf that 
> works on Fedora 8
> 
> # cat /etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf
> [main]
> # how often to check for new updates (in seconds) 
> run_interval = 3600 # how often to allow checking on request 
> (in seconds) updaterefresh = 600
> 
> # how to send notifications (valid: dbus, email, syslog) 
> emit_via = syslog
> 
> # automatically install updates
> do_update = yes
> # automatically download updates
> do_download = yes
> # automatically download deps of updates do_download_deps = yes
> 
> (I never tried e-mail notifications)
> 
> Craig
> 
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